The Eastern Cape Netball team are currently defending their championship title at this year’s SAPS National Netball Championships in the Western Cape which started on Tuesday at the Saldana Indoor Centre, Langebaan in Cape Town.
Since their arrival at the championships, the EC Netball team has has been leading the scoreboard with 172 points overall.
“This means that the EC “Operation Vat Alles” vision is in full swing and has wiped out the likes of Limpopo, Free State, North West and Kwazulu-Natal. We are here -at the right place, at the right time as the right Champs and we mean business,” said team leader, Ursula Jagers.
The Provincial Commissioner of the Eastern Cape, Lieutenant General Liziwe Ntshinga praised the team and their progress so far.
“You are already our winners and I am confident that you will continue in flying our Eastern Cape banner high. It is my belief that promotion of good sportsmanship, is an ideal opportunity for any person to develop life skills such as character, teamwork, honor, fair play, excellence, hard work and discipline. I’ve been with this team and observed their team spirit,” she said.
“These girls have developed a competitive spirit for the sport and I am proud of them. Continue to have fun, play fair and we wish you all the best of luck for the week,”.
The score tally so far:
Eastern Cape vs Limpopo: 52 – 14
Eastern Cape vs Free State: 37 – 23
Eastern Cape vs North West: 47 – 13
Eastern Cape vs KwaZulu-Natal 36 – 21